COVID-19: Rs 3000 for street vendors in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday announced financial assistance of Rs 3000 each for around 65,000 street vendors across 114 urban local bodies (ULBs) in view of lockdown across the state for COVID-19.

The state government also announced to provide cooked food to around 10 lakh poor and homeless people in rural areas.

Cooked food for 100-200 persons in every Panchayat would be provided through SHGs.